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Adj Asst Prof Tan Chin How

Tan Chin How

Adj Asst Prof Tan Chin How

MBBS, MMed (Anaes), FANZCA, FHKCA, FHKAM, FAMS

Senior Consultant

Specialty: Women's Anaesthesia

Sub-specialties: Obstetric Anaesthesia

Clinical Appointments

  • Senior Consultant Women's Anaesthesia KK Women's and Children's HospitalKK Women's and Children's Hospital

Profile

Dr Tan Chin How is a senior consultant at KK Women's and Children's Hospital, a adjunct assistant professor at SingHealth Duke-NUS and a senior lecturer at YLL Medical School.

Dr Tan received his medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 1989. He received his specialist training in Anaesthesia in Singapore and obtained his Master of Medicine Singapore (Anaesthesia) in 1996. He is a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and the Academy of Medicine Singapore.

Education

  • FAMS 2000
  • HKCA 1998
  • FHKAM 1998
  • FANZCA 1997
  • MMed Singapore (Anaesthesia) 1996
  • MBBS National University of Singapore 1989

Professional Appointments and Committee Memberships

  • KKH Co-ordinator, Duke-NUS Integrated Anaesthesiology Program
  • Senior Lecturer, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 2006 – Present
  • Senior Consultant, Women’s Anaesthesia, KK Women’s & Children’s Hospital 2010 – Present
  • Supervisor of Training, Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists 2009 – Present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Duke-NUS 2008 – Present

Awards

  • Long Service Award 10 years, 2017
  • Singapore Health Quality Service Award Silver, 2017
  • EXSA Gold, 2009
  • EXSA Silver 2007

Research Interests

Publications

  • Low-dose S+ ketamine in target-controlled intravenous anaesthesia with remifentanil and propofol for open gynaecological surgery: a randomised controlled trial. Ithnin FB, Tan DJA, Tan CH, Mathur D, Xu XL, Sinnappan R, Sultana R, Sia ATH, Sng BL. European Journal of Anaesthesiology (in press).
  • A randomized controlled trial of hyperbaric bupivacaine with opioids, injected as either a mixture or sequentially, for spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section. Desai S, Lim Y, Tan CH, Sia ATH. Anaesthesia Intensive Care. 2010 Mar; 38(2):280-4
  • Pain On Injection of Rocuronium. Tan CH, Sia ATH. ASEAN Journal of Anaesthesiology 2007; 8:41-8
  • A Baseline Audit of the Efficacy and Safety of an Acute Pain Service (APS) for Cesarean Section patients. Tan CH, Wong WSH, Onsiong MK, Chan MK, Chiu WKY, Tai CM. Acute Pain 2003;4:99-104.
  • Postincisional Local Anesthetic Infiltration of the Rectus Muscle Decreases Early Pain and Morphine Consumption After Abdominal Hysterectomy. Tan CH, Kun KY, Onsiong MK, Chan MK, Chiu WKY, Tai CM. Acute Pain 2002; 4: 49-52.
  • The Influence of Induction Technique on Intubating Conditions One Minute After Rocuronium Administration: A Comparison of a Propofol-ephedrine Combination and Propofol. Tan CH, Onsiong MK, Chiu WKY. Anaesthesia 2002; 57: 223-226.
  • The Influence of Induction Technique on Intubating Conditions One Minute After Rocuronium Administration: A Comparison of a Propofol-ephedrine Combination and Propofol. Tan CH, Onsiong MK, Chiu WKY. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2001; 29: 656.
  • The Haemodynamic Effects of Different Doses of Atropine on Propofol Induction. Tan CH, Onsiong MK, Chiu WKY. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2001; 29: 645-646.
  • An Audit of the Efficacy and Safety of An Acute Pain Service for Caesarean Section Patients. Tan CH, Wong WSH, Onsiong MK, Chan MK, Chiu WKY, Tai CM. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2001; 29: 657-658.
  • The Use of A Priming Dose of Atracurium To Facilitate Insertion of The Laryngeal Mask Airway. Tan CH, Yuen ST, Onsiong MK. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2000; 28: 581-582.
  • Local Anaesthetic Wound Infiltration After Abdominal Hysterectomy. Tan CH, Kun KY, Onsiong MK, Chan MK, Chiu WKY, Tai CM. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2000; 28: 581.
  • The Effect of Ketamine Pretreatment on Propofol Injection Pain in 100 Women. Tan CH, Onsiong MK, Kua SW. Anaesthesia 1998; 53: 302-305.
  • Pain on Injection of Propofol - A Review Tan CH, Onsiong MK. Anaesthesia 1998; 53: 468-476.
  • A Comparison of Droperidol and Metoclopramide for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) associated with Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA) Morphine. Tan CH, Onsiong MK, Kua SW. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1998; 26: 324-325.
  • Pain on Injection of Propofol. Tan CH, Onsiong MK. AnesthesiaFile July 1998
  • A Comparison of Intubating Conditions after Rocuronium and Mivacurium in combination, Rocuronium alone and Suxamethonium. Tan CH, Onsiong MK. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1998; 26: 705-706
  • A Comparison of “Mini-Bier Block” using Ketamine against Lignocaine and Saline in the Prevention of Propofol Injection Pain. Tan CH, Onsiong MK Kua SW. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 1998; 26: 706.

    Referred Journals (Local)

  • Addition of opioids and hyperbaric bupivacaine as mixture or as separate injections for spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section. Desai S, Lim Y, Tan CH, Sia ATH. Singapore Medical Journal 2008; 49: S43

    Books and Others (Media Exposure)

  • MoneySmart-How to Invest with Little Money and End Up with More (A Financial Book) CH Tan, Dec 2010

Research Trials